Reasons Retirement Villages Have Become Good Options


If you retired recently or your retirement is fast approaching, you probably need to decide where you'll live during this new phase of life. While seniors who continue to work on a part-time basis may still need to stay in their homes, you might opt to relocate if you will not be working, retiring abroad or travelling. One of the best options you can consider if you choose to relocate is a retirement village.

13 December 2019

5 Cataract Surgery Recovery Tips

Health & Medical Blog

Cataract surgery is a minor procedure that most people recover from relatively quickly, but it is common to have some discomfort for a little while after the procedure. Here are a few tips to make your recovery from cataract surgery as comfortable and problem-free as possible. 1. Organize a Pick-Up From the Clinic  Some people find that cataract surgery immediately clears their vision, but it is also very common for vision to be blurry for a while.

21 October 2019

Two tips for arranging a funeral for someone who loved cycling


If you are about to arrange a funeral for a dear friend or family member who was passionate about cycling, here are a few suggestions as to how you can incorporate their love for this sport into the funeral that you plan for them. Have the image of a bicycle etched onto their headstone A lot of funeral homes either provide a headstone etching service or can put their clients in contact with local companies that specialise in headstone etchings.

9 September 2019

4 physiotherapy solutions for frequent muscle cramps

Health & Medical Blog

Cramps are one of those difficult-to-explain ailments. They arise when your muscles begin to contract involuntarily, causing sudden, sharp pains. Because the exact origin of cramps isn't known, the popular solution is to treat symptoms as much as possible. This means being prepared to handle the pain, discomfort and stiffness that a muscle cramp may cause. Several physiotherapy techniques can be used to address muscle cramps in athletes. Whether you jump, run and stop frequently, or stretch your muscles as part of the game, you may find yourself with cramping muscles on specific parts of your body.

20 July 2019

How A Vascular Surgeon Can Help You During Your Pregnancy

Health & Medical Blog

During the course of your pregnancy, there are health professionals that you will want to keep very close and who you will be seeing on the regular. These professionals will work together in an arrangement of shared care to manage your health and that of your baby throughout your pregnancy.  For most women, this line-up of health professionals includes a general physician, midwife and/or an ob-gyn specialist. You may also need to add a vascular surgeon to that list if you find yourself dealing with varicose veins, which is a vascular disease that is common during pregnancy.

22 May 2019

Personality Traits to Look for When Choosing a GP

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When choosing a medical clinic, you may want to take some time to meet the doctors. If possible, you may want to schedule an exam or consultations with a few different doctors. As you meet with different general practitioners (GPs), you may want to look for the following traits Compassionate When someone is your GP, they may see you and the rest of your family for years. If you ever get seriously ill, this individual may deliver the diagnosis.

29 March 2019

How to Know if an Eyebrow Feathering Tattoo Is Right for You


It often seems as though a new eyebrow trend makes its way into the media each year. One that's taking the modern beauty world by storm is the eyebrow feathering tattoo. As a semi-permanent treatment that has a natural look, eyebrow feathering is low-maintenance. Rather than generating a sleek look in the same way as microblading, it leaves a fluffy aesthetic. Before you book an appointment for an eyebrow feathering tattoo, you should explore whether it's right for you.

9 February 2019

Which Hearing Aids Is Right For You?


Before choosing hearing aids, it is essential to know that just because your friend has a particular type does not mean it will be suitable for you. The hearing aid that you get will depend on the level of hearing loss you have, your lifestyle, your expectations or goals for getting the hearing aid and at times your preference on aesthetics, brand and style. The following is the different types of hearing aids.

2 January 2019

6 Reasons People with Disabilities Should Choose Roll-In Showers Over Walk-In Baths


Research indicates that over 4 million Australians have some sort of disability. Not all of them require help getting around, but many find it hard to properly wash themselves. While carers can help maintain personal hygiene, people with disabilities often need to make some kind of renovation to their bathrooms. In most cases, this means having either a walk-in bathtub of a roll-in shower. The difference between them is easy enough to understand.

19 November 2018

How to Get Ready for Your First Set of Dentures

Health & Medical Blog

During the course of your lifetime, you may have lost quite a few of your original teeth and have issues with some of those that remain. Your dentist may have told you about your options, but it seems that dentures are going to be recommended before long. You may look forward to having more functionality and being able to smile again, but you may not know too much about denture wearing.

5 September 2018